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Does embedding copyrighted content constitute infringement? NY judge says yes

Ellie Mertens, New York


A ruling that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted image on a website amounts to direct infringement changes the well-established regime of the server test. Ellie Mertens asks copyright lawyers how big a deal this is

In a summary judgement delivered on February 15, Judge Katherine Forrest of the Southern District of New York ruled that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted image on a website amounts to direct infringement.

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